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vietnam to call for u.s. withdrawal. the current u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, is rumored to the top candidate to replace y clinton as secretary of state. rice was asked about her future plans on monday. >> i love my job here in the united nations. i always have. i always will. especially today. i look forward to serving as long as president obama would like to. >> the obama administration has announced it will likely decide in the coming weeks on the role of u.s. troops in afghanistan after a scheduled withdrawal in 2014. on monday, defense secretary leon panetta said although the majority of u.s. forces will return home, and unspecified number could stay behind to continue military operations. new government data shows the year-to-date time from january to october was the warmest ever recorded for the contiguous united states. according to the national climatic data center, the national temperature was 3.4 degrees fahrenheit higher than the 20th century average, and more than one degree higher than the previous record for the first 10 months of the year. october's cooler
, you will be getting some rain shortly. most of the area will get a tenth of an un. of rain, maybe a quarter inch of rain. check out your daytime high. about 50 damage if we're lucky. it will be windy and much cooler this afternoon. >> wasn't it like this last week? >> yeah, we had a cool week. >> we know what this is like. >> easy come, easy go. >> there you go. >> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening with the early, early morning commute as well get ready to head back to work today. >> easy come, easy go. are you talking about the weather or your wallet? >> both. a combination of the two. >> especially when the kids are involved, right? >> that's right. waking up to wet pavement. allow extra time out here on the roads. keep in mind, the long and winding roads that are leaf colored, very slippery this morning. traffic flowing freely on kenilworth avenue from pennsylvania avenue headed out to the d.c. line. i think mother nature had something to do with scaring off the folks that typically do the construction. you
not they were not shocked about the flow of service. one rider toldous metro he just expects the un-- told us on metro he just expects the unexpected. >>> this week major league baseball will hand out its top awards for the 2012 season. nats fans have a particular interest in tonight's award, rookie of the year. sports director scott smith is here with the outcome. >> bryce harper has always been an early blooming, only fitting he take home the award that honors that. tonight he edged out arizona's wade miley to become the first rookie of the year to represent this city since bob allison in 1959. harper hit .270, 22 home runs, 59 r.b.i.s play2012 season at the ripe old age of 19. the now 20-year-old is the second youngest winner all time, a month older than dwight gooden when he won it back in 1984. the 2010 first overall draft pick was a major part of the nats' record breaking season, but harper is just scratching the surface on his true potential. >> just being able to be in the names of joke robinson and mike piazza and all the guys that won it, just an honor and to be able to have the gre
.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice will be given that job. ha . >>> topping the morning line, nats outfielder bryce harper has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 207 with 22 home runs, 59 runs batted in and i shipped in the outfield. harper did this despite missing the first month of the season when he was still in the minors. the now 20-year-old says he is humbled by being named top rookie. abc and -- and shined in the outfield. >> just and honor and to be able to have a great team that i played for the whole year. this he made this fun. this is just the icing on the cake definitely. >> all right. to monday night football now. chiefs headed out on the road to face the pitburg steeleers and cats jumped out to a 10- point lead in the first quarter but the steeleers would make a comeback. they would intercept a matt cassell pass. there it is right this. the magic of television. that is the i'm game-winning 23- yard field goal. there is that interceptionists talking by afew minutes ago. they'll run this back and it sets up a game-winning field goal. steelers go on to win i
earlier on preventing civilian casualties. a u.n. report came out today that talked about this is the fifth year in a row where civilian casualties in afghanistan have risen and while isaf caused casualties are decreasing, civilian casualties are on the rise. how does that translate into how the campaign is working? do you want to see a few remarks? there is omore on the war. we would like to open it up unless vernon has something to say. >> i am good. >> we have any questions? -- and do you have any questions? i guess we should use the microphone. please, go ahead. >> in your book, it was mentioned that petraeus wanted to be chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, but he was told that no way he was going to become joint chairman. could you tell us why he could not be joint chief of staff chairman if he was this good? >> that is a great question. he was not considered for the position as we rode in the book. in part it was because the rumor has it or the sources which i have which are second hand, washington is only big enough for one superstar and david petraeus is not it.
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